Manager Livestock Farm, Manager Livestock

Minimum ? Preferably Bachelor?sdegree in Veterinary Science

Minimum 5 - 10 years of work experience in related field

The tasks a Manager, Livestock Farm is expected to perform include:

Managing livestock farm on behalf of the employer

Breeding and raising different kinds of livestock

Arranging equipment and supplies for housing

Feeding animals in consultation with the employer

Selecting animals for buying

Supervising proper medical aid to keep animals in good health

Looking after the pairing of animals on basis of their pedigreefor breeding

Taking care of animals during birth of young

Selecting animals for breeding and fieldwork

Ensuring economic running of farm

Controlling and co-ordinating the office and field-staff

Maintaining accounts and recordingdetails of all the items produced

Skilled in expenditure and receipts to ensure economic running of farm

Basic knowledge of maintaining accounts and records of items produced and consumed

Abreast with the latest technology and developments in the livestock industry

Basic knowledge of arithmetic and accounting

Efficient in exhibiting show animals

Familiar with supervision of cultivation of feed for animals

Skilled in hiring and supervising the workers of the livestock farm

Will be updated

Good communication skills

Analytical skills

Team worker

Attention to detail

Ability to work independently

Ability to take risks

Hardworking and persistent



Ability to negotiate

Leadership skills

It is a field job

Work from home is not applicable

Part-time work and contractual jobs may be available

The candidate will supervise the work of farm supervisors and workers

Local travelling may be part of the job

Working hours

Working hours are not fixed

Overtime may be involved

Shift system may be applicable as per the farm norms

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Yes

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

Health risks include exposure to infections of zoonotic disease, if hygiene is not maintained

Occupational hazards include injury to body while dealing with horned animals and sharp equipment/tools

For candidates with experience ?INR30,000 toINR39,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

India?s Livestock Industry

The Indian dairy sector of the livestock industry is the largest contributor to the agriculture gross domestic product (GDP). The primarily output of this industry is milk which is now the single largest agricultural commodity in India.

The dairy industry in India is currently estimated to be about 130 million tonnes and is expected to grow at 4-5% per annum. The projected value of the industry is about?500,000 crore.The cooperatives and government dairies will handle 10 per cent which will be lower than that of the organised private sector.

This industry promises a lot of growth in the future for Manager, Livestock Farmand other professionals.

Livestock farm owners

Agriculture and livestock co-operative organizations

Job openings are in Tier III cities